Leave Abel Point marina in Airlie Beach and cruise into The Whitsundays. First stop is Cid Harbour, one of the most idyllic areas of the Whitsundays with calm waters, beautiful coastline and soaring peaks. Leaving Cid, pass national park islands and circumnavigate Whitsunday Island, the largest island in the group, en route to the southern end of Whitehaven Beach. Take some time to relax on Whitehaven Beach, considered one of the world's best beaches, with crystal-clear waters and silica sand. Cruises are available on a range of vessels including a speed sailing catamaran, larger catamarans with air-conditioned lounges and spacious outer viewing decks, and a 22-metre classic timber sailing vessel.